Dr. Sonwalkar is leading expert, evangelist, educationalists, technologist and leader in the management science and practice with a rare distinction of having both corporate and academic leadership experience. In his past role of educational evangelist, he has worked passionately for the enhancement of education with strong pedagogical models and latest educational technologies in Universities and Colleges across Indian and abroad.
He has expertise beyond teaching in the areas of Video Conferencing, Online Teaching, Organizing National International Seminars and Conferences, Use of Technology for reaching out to masses and in Consulting, Creating, Launching and Marketing Service Products, Taking organizations from regional level to National Level.
is nationally recognized leader in the management studies
and practice. In his former role as the Director of All
India Management Association (AIMA) he single handedly
proliferated the mission of AIMA in 55 locations in India
by establishing AIMA centers of management education and
training. He made significant contributions in the development
of management program curriculum, content, delivery and
faculty training. He developed numerous
new management certificate programs
focused on corporate education. Besides other eight academic
programs he has also started Executive MBA and MBA Distance
Education program for the university.
spite of being in academics he has a distinction of always
being very close to industry and has been very active in
the professional associations like National Institute of
Personnel Management, ISTD, AIMA and Indore Management
Association. He not only held many positions in these associations
but also managed and executed over 250 Executive Development
programs in almost all areas.
a leading management faculty and researcher, he has published
numerous research papers in prestigious journals, presented
in national and international conferences and written popular
articles to influence the academic thinking about the management
education and is regarded as the expert in technology enhanced
management education and research.
has made significant contributions in bridging the gap
between industry and academia by his exceptional ability
to work effortlessly across both arenas.